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Rough Science 5 Zanzibar: Meet the scientists

Updated Wednesday 9th August 2006

Meet the scientists from the fifth BBC/OU TV series Rough Science, based in Zanzibar, and read the inside stories of the challenges in their diaries

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Ellen McCallie Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission

Ellen McCallie is a tropical ecologist who’s currently working on a Ph.D. in science education. Ellen’s most alive when she’s in the natural world; she’s an avid hiker, cyclist, and outdoors-person.

Ellen's diary: Shipwrecked
Ellen's diary: Lost At Sea
Ellen's diary: Call of the Wild
Ellen's diary: To The Lighthouse
Ellen's diary: The Reef
Ellen's diary: Beneath The Waves

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Jonathan Hare is a physicist with the University of Sussex, currently running the Creative Science Centre.

Jonathan's diary: Shipwrecked
Jonathan's diary: Lost At Sea
Jonathan's diary: Call of the Wild
Jonathan's diary: To The Lighthouse
Jonathan's diary: The Reef
Jonathan's diary: Beneath The Waves


Kathy Sykes Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission

Physicist Kathy Sykes holds the Collier Chair as Professor of Public Understanding of Science at Bristol University. This is her fourth Rough Science project.

Kathy's diary: Shipwrecked
Kathy's diary: Lost At Sea
Kathy's diary: Call of the Wild
Kathy's diary: To The Lighthouse
Kathy's diary: The Reef
Kathy's diary: Beneath The Waves

Mike Bullivant Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission

A chemist by training, Mike Bullivant was, until recently, Course Manager in the Chemistry Department at the Open University - now you'll find him presenting work across a variety of media. He's taken all the Rough Science challenges.

Mike's diary: Shipwrecked
Mike's Diary: Lost At Sea
Mike's Diary: Call of the Wild
Mike's Diary: To The Lighthouse
Mike's Diary: The Reef
Mike's Diary: Beneath The Waves





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